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August 2013

LSU Law Students and Faculty Donate 450 Hours of Community Service in One Day
August 29, 2013
LSU Law students and faculty donated approximately 450 hours of community service during the Public Interest Law Society’s Fall Day of Service on Saturday, August 24.
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The Law of the Jungle: The Perils of Complex Litigation
August 29, 2013
Paul Barrett, author, attorney and assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, will present “The Law of the Jungle: The Perils of Complex Litigation” on Friday, September 6 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Room 110 at the LSU Law Center. Joining Mr. Barrett for a panel discussion will be Professors Michael Coenen, Kat Macfarlane and Margaret Thomas.
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Preparing to Practice
August 20, 2013
Third-year LSU Law students returned to campus August 12-14, to practice and hone their trial advocacy skills with the assistance and expertise of legal professionals from across the country.  From direct and cross examination of a witness, to voir dire and making opening statements and closing arguments, law students received critiques from some of the nation’s leading experts in courtroom practices. During the annual three-day program, participants act as trial counsel and simulate actual trial skills under the experienced eyes of the select seminar faculty.  The program follows the methods pioneered by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and includes role playing, videotape of performances, critique, lecture, and demonstrations by the faculty. Those serving as 2013 team leaders included: Jude D. Bourque, Marion D. Floyd, Laura Gibson, Lisa Vaughn Lumley, Catherine Maraist (’98), Lisa Marcy, Laurence Rose, Walter Sanchez (’84), Dean Sutherland (‘75), Melanie Talia, and...
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Annual Hats-N-Canes & All-Alumni Tailgate
August 19, 2013
Join us Saturday, September 7 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on the front steps of the Old Law Building for our traditional Hats-n-Canes and All-Alumni Tailgate! Free to graduating seniors, their family members, and LSU Law alumni.
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